ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Three people died in accidents involving all-terrain vehicles over the Memorial Day weekend in Pennsylvania.
A 45-year-old North Wales man died early Monday when his ATV overturned on a road in Foster Township, Luzerne County.READ MORE: Kenny Pickett Passes Dan Marino For Most Career Touchdowns
On Sunday, a 54-year-old man and a 52-year-old man died in Triumph Township, in the northwest corner of the state, after their ATV hit a deer and rolled over.
Pennsylvania had 702 ATV-related fatalities from 1982 to 2014, according to statistics compiled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. That’s the second-most in the country, behind Texas, which had 773.
The Morning Call reports the commission has counted 59 fatalities from 2015 to 2017 and is still receiving reports.READ MORE: Fire Breaks Out At St. Vladimir Ukrainian Church In Arnold
Vehicles are considered all-terrain if they are motorized and travel on three or more off-road highway tires.
Information from: The Morning Call, http://www.mcall.comMORE NEWS: North Hills Special Response Team Hosts Toys For Tots Drive
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